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Mughal family [Moghul; Mogul]locked

  • Sheila S. Blair,
  • Jonathan M. Bloom
  •  and R. Nath

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Dynasty of Central Asian origin that ruled portions of the Indian subcontinent from 1526 to 1857.

The dynasty’s name Mughal derives from the word Mongol, as the founder (1) Babur (‘tiger’) was a Chaghatay prince in Central Asia who was descended on his father’s side from the Mongol warlord Timur (...

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